KInIT at the 2023 e-symposium: March 1st 2023

This year’s e-symposium on Computational Politics will take place on Wednesday, March 1st 2023. You can look forward to the contributions of 11 lecturers, experts from all around Europe. 

The symposium organized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will be an online event and participation will be done by zoom (passcode: 867064). 

The current political activities require both information analysis and control of societal processes that can be greatly assisted by Information Technologies. Therefore, the symposium on Computational Politics will focus on the use of Artificial Intelligence and IT in politics and Political Science. 

The conference program brings current topics such as: 

  • Natural Language processing for political text analysis
  • The Internet as Political Space
  • A methodology for Forecasting Election results from Tweets
  • Studying political communication with social media data: pitfalls, limits and opportunities

One of the presenters will be our researcher Ivan Srba. He will give a talk on the topic of Algorithmic auditing of political biases in recommender systems.

Other lecturers include Prof. Francesco Sobbrio from the Tor Vergata University of Rome, whose research focuses on the impact of new and traditional media in shaping individuals’ beliefs or Serena Villata, research director at CNRS

The event will start at 9:00 CET and all symposium proceedings will be in English. You can see the full agenda here